By Marta García Quiñones,Anahid Kassabian,Elena Boschi
By Marta García Quiñones,Anahid Kassabian,Elena Boschi
By K. Gary Adams
William Howard Schuman, a celebrated determine in 20th-century track, used to be a composer and a copious author on tune and tune schooling. Early on, as a composer, he acquired the eye of numerous musicians and writers resembling Nathan Broder, Elliott Carter, and Leonard Bernstein. He used to be the recipient of various prestigious awards, together with the Pulitzer Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the recent York tune Critics Circle Award. After educating at Sarah Lawrence university from 1935 to 1945 and serving as president of the Juilliard tuition from 1945 to 1962, Schuman assumed the presidency of Lincoln heart, the place he effectively carried out that institution's creative courses. Schuman, who composed in different genres, is likely to be most sensible identified for his orchestral compositions and choral track. This reference paintings offers a biography and a radical catalog and advisor to Schuman's writings and compositions and to the present learn to be had in this talented and multi-talented musician.
An precious source to tune students attracted to William Schuman's occupation, 5 sections supply obtainable exact info: a biography, works and performances, discography, bibliography, and bibliography of writings by way of Schuman. The biography strains Schuman's lifestyles and profession with an emphasis on illustrating his compositional task. The bibliography comprises books, dissertations, articles, and reports that chronicle Schuman's actions from his days as a tender composer to his dying in 1992. An writer index, index of compositions, and basic index entire this in-depth reference on William Schuman.
By Kristina Busse
Framing Fan Fiction deploys own background and the interpretations of particular tales to contextualize fan fiction tradition and its specific varieties of intertextuality and performativity. In doing so, it highlights the way in which lovers use fan fiction’s reimagining of the resource fabric to discover problems with identities and peformativities, gender and sexualities, inside a group of like-minded humans. unlike the get together of originality in lots of different parts of creative activity, fan fiction celebrates repetition, particularly the collective construction and stream of tropes.
An crucial source for students, Framing Fan Fiction is additionally a great place to begin for these new to the examine of fan fiction and its groups of writers.
By Jim Marrs
Jim Marrs can justifiably be thought of the world’s major conspiracy writer, with multimillion bestsellers like Alien Agenda, Rule via Secrecy, and the ebook that Oliver Stone used as a foundation for his JFK motion picture, Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy.
Now Marrs has allied with the web’s preferred conspiracy discussion board to enquire every little thing from chemtrails to the Nazis’ Antarctic base, moon touchdown hoaxes to UFOs, God as an alien to the tip of the realm in 2012.
AboveTopSecret.com is the Internet’s greatest and hottest forum group, with greater than twelve million web page perspectives per 30 days. it really is devoted to the clever trade of rules and debate on a variety of “alternative themes” reminiscent of conspiracies, UFOs, paranormal, mystery societies, political scandals, new global order, terrorism, and dozens of comparable themes. AboveTopSecret’s renowned podcast is downloaded hundreds of thousands of instances in line with month.
Marrs brings his rigorous journalist’s credentials to undergo on those issues and extra, asking (and frequently answering) the fundamental who, what, whilst, the place, why, and the way questions in compelling, page-turning fashion.
By Sneja Gunew
By Subhas Ranjan Chakraborty,Shantanu Chakrabarti,Kingshuk Chatterjee
Behind the spectacle of leisure, activity is a topic with political matters at each point. those concerns variety from the social, with divisions created alongside gender and sophistication strains, to using recreation to pursue diplomatic and statecraft pursuits. furthermore, a few activities are situated and promoted as nationwide occasions either in public opinion and within the media.
This e-book seeks to discover a few facets of the thought of strength in activity in south Asia and between south Asians in another country. the 1st chapters take care of the interior societal dimensions of the politics of game; the following three relate to the politics contained in the wearing international within the subcontinent and its bridge with the wider area of the society during the media, whereas the final five relate to using activities in statecraft, consensus development and foreign politics.
This publication used to be in accordance with specified problems with the overseas magazine of the historical past of Sport.
By Claudia Dreke
By Ryan Edwardson
The wager Who. Gordon Lightfoot. Joni Mitchell. Neil younger. Stompin' Tom Connors. Robert Charlebois. Anne Murray. Crowbar. Chilliwack. Carole Pope. Loverboy. Bryan Adams. The Barenaked girls. The Tragically Hip. Céline Dion. Arcade fireplace. K-oS. Feist. those musicians are nationwide heroes to generations of Canadians. yet what does it suggest to be a Canadian musician? And why does nationality even topic? Canuck Rock addresses those questions by way of delving into the myriad relationships among the folk who make track, the industries that produce and promote it, the radio stations and govt laws that ensure availability, and the fanatics who eat it and make it their own.
a useful source and an soaking up learn, Canuck Rock spans from the emergence of rock and roll within the Nineteen Fifties via to cutting-edge overseas recording undefined. Combining archival fabric, released debts, and new interviews, Ryan Edwardson explores how track in Canada turned Canadian music.
By Shilpa Dave,Leilani Nishime,Tasha G. Oren,Robert G. Lee,Tasha Oren
From henna tattoo kits on hand at your neighborhood mall to “faux Asian” models, housewares and fusion delicacies; from the recent visibility of Asian movie, track, games and anime to the present approval for martial arts motifs in hip hop, Asian affects have completely saturated the U.S. cultural panorama and feature now turn into an essential component of the vernacular of renowned culture.
By tracing cross-cultural impacts and international cultural tendencies, the essays in East major Street convey Asian American reviews, in all its interdisciplinary richness, to endure on a large spectrum of cultural artifacts. individuals contemplate subject matters starting from early Asian American motion picture stars to the affects of South Asian iconography on rave tradition, and from the promoting of Asian tradition via nutrition to the modern clamor for transnational chinese language women’s historic fiction. East major Street hits the cabinets in the course of a increase in Asian American inhabitants and cultural construction. This booklet is vital not just for knowing Asian American pop culture but additionally modern U.S. pop culture writ large.